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Latest Resources -
IFC - Investing in Women: New Evidence for the Business Case - March 2017
Women's World Banking - Women are at the Heart of Sustainable Business - February 2017
responsAbility - Micro and SME Finance Market Outlook 2017 - January 2017
ANDE - The State of the Small & Growing Business Sector, 2015 Impact Report - June 2016
Toniic - Venture Philanthropists & Impact Investors - June 2016
UBS - Doing Well by Doing Good - Impact Investing - May 2016
Toniic - Millennials & Impact Investment - May 2016
GIIN - Annual Impact Investor Survey 2016 - May 2016
Kim Kastorff on Women Entrepreneurs and Social Business in Latin America - Interviewed by Women Effect, April 2016
Pax World - 7 Ways we can promote Gender Equality - March 2016
Women's World Banking - Individual Lending for Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs - March 2016
UN Women - HeForShe Impact 10x10x10 - Corporate Parity Report - 2016
SSIR -Belief-based Social Innovation: Gender-Lens' Next Frontier - December 2015
Investing for Positive Impact on Women- Integrating Gender into Total Portfolio Activation - November 2015
Incofin - Putting Responsible Investment Principles into Practice - November 2015
Addressing the Gender Divide through Inclusive Business - November 2015
Criterion Institute - The State of The Field of Gender Lens Investing - October 2015
SSIR, Kristin Hull - Investing in Women - The benefits of gender-lens investing have a strong ripple effect - October 2015
McKinsey - How advancing women's equality can add $12 trillion to global growth - September 2015
Bloomberg - Stock Tip: Try Betting on Companies Led by Women - September 2015
NY Times - With an Eye to Impact, Investing through a Gender Lens - August 2015
Digital Savings: The Key to Women's Financial Inclusion - August 2015
Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Report - July 2015
GIIN - Introducing the Impact Investing Benchmark - June 2015
Helix Institute of Digital Finance - Designing Successful Distribution Strategies for Digital Money - May 2015
JP Morgan - Eyes on the Horizon - Impact Investor Survey - May 2015
Atlantic Council - Harnessing Social Impact Investing in Latin America - May 2015
ImpactBase Snapshot: An Analysis of 300+ Impact Investing Funds - April 2015
Impact Investing Private Equity Fund Industry: Legal Considerations - April 2015
UK aid - Tracking reach to the Base of the Pyramid through Impact Investing - January 2015
PRI Report on Progress in Inclusive Finance 2014 - January 2015
Investing in Africa's Small and Growing Businesses (Private Equity Handbook) - 2015
World Economic Forum - Impact Investing: A Primer for Family Offices - December 2014
Financial Inclusion - World Bank - 2014
Products and Policies to Promote Saving in Developing Countries - October 2014
Social Impact Investment Taskforce - Measuring Impact - September 2014
Social Impact Investment Taskforce - Impact Investment: The Invisible Heart of Markets - September 2014
Harnessing the Power of the Purse: Female Investors and Global Opportunities for Growth - August 2014
JP Morgan Spotlight on the Market: The Impact Investor Survey - May 2014
Other Resources & References
Brandenburg, M. (2010). "Making the Case for Social Metrics and Impact Investing", Rockefeller Foundation, Community Development Investment Review.
Bridges Venture et. al (2009). Investing for Impact: Case studies across asset classes. Bridges Venture, The Parthenon Group & Global Impact Investing Network.
Bugg-Levine, A. & Emerson, J. (2011). Impact Investing: Transforming how we make make money while making a difference. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Bugg-Levine, A. & Goldstein, J. (2009). Impact Investing: Harnessing Capital Markets to Solve Problems at Scale. Rockefeller Foundation & Imprint Capital Advisors.
EuroSif (2010). European SRI Study, Revised Edition. http://www.eurosif.org/research/eurosif-sri-study/2010. Accessed July 2012.
Evenett, R. & Richter, K. (2011). Making good in Social Impact Investment: Opportunities in an Emerging Asset Class. The Social Investment Business & The CityUK partnering prosperity.
First Affirmative Financial Network, LLC (2012). SRI Survey: 2013 to be Year of "Impact Investing," wider Institutional Investor Acceptance of ESG Approach.
Fulton, K. & Freireich, J. (2009). Investing for Social & Environmental Impact: A design for catalyzing an emerging industry. Monitor Institute.
Global Impact Investment Network (GIIN)
Global Impact Investment Rating System (GIIRS)
Global Reporting Initiative (July 2009). Number of companies worldwide reporting on their sustainability performance reaches record high, yet still a minority.
Greene, J. (April 2012). "An Introduction to Impact Investing", Portland State University Impact Entrepreneurs
Harji, K. and Jackson, E.T. (July 2012), prepared from The Rockefeller Foundation. Accelerating Impact: Achievements, Challenges and What´s Next in Building the Impact Investing Industry. E.T. Jackson and Associates Ltd., prepared from The Rockefeller Foundation.
Imbert, D. & Knoepfel, I. (2011). 360-Degrees for Mission: How leading European foundations use their investments to support their mission and the greater good.
IRIS (Impact Reporting & Investing Standards) Registry
Jackson, E. (April 2013). "Interrogating the theory of change: evaluating impact investing where it matters most", Journal of Sustainable Finance &
Martin, M. (2011). Undestanding the True Potentional of Hybrid Financing strategies for social entrepreneurs. Impact Economy Working Papers, Volume 2, 1st Edition, Impact Economy.
Mulgan, G., Reeder, N., Aylott, M. et. al. (2011). Social Impact Investment: the challenge and opportunity of Social Impact Bonds. The Young Foundation.
Ruttmann, R. (2012). Investing for Impact: How social entrepreneurship is redefining the meaning of return. Credit Suisse Research Institute, Schwab Foundation.
Saltuk, Y. (2011). Counter(Imp)acting Austerity: The global trend of government support for impact investment. J.P. Morgan.
Saltuk, Y, Bouri, A & Leung, G. (2011). Insight into the Impact Investment Market, An in-depth analysis of investors perspectives and over 2,200 transactions. J.P. Morgan & GIIN.
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
The SROI Network
Thornley, B., Wood, D., Grace, K., Sullivant, S. (2011). Impact Investing: A Framework for Policy Design and Analysis. Insight at Pacific Community Ventures & the Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard University.
Triple Bottom Line - Triple Pundit
UN PRI (United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment)
US SIF, Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment, Community Investing